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many brands it actually can get pretty confusing. abc's steve osunsami sorts it out. >> reporter: government officials trying to contain the salmonella outbreak doesn't look good. so far, 30 people sick, most of them children, across 19 states. for families searching through kitchen cabinets for potentially dangerous jars of nut butter, it is terribly confusing. first, what jars and brands are being recalled? well, it isn't your larger name brand like jif or skippy. all the brand are linked to sunland peanut corporation in new mexico they make peanut butter, sunland, trader joe's, harry and david and sprouts and the archer brand sold at target. >> all the illnesses investigated are related to peanut butter products from the plant. >> reporter: the company says to look on the side of the jar if the "best if used by" date is between may 1st and september 24, 2013. throw it away. what if your family has gone through half of the jar, what are the signs? >> high fever, stomach cramps, dysentery which can show up in one to three days. we spoke to families of children who got sick, they
than he has ever been. abc's steve osunsami has this story. >> reporter: 8-year-old nate lebron says it fellike he was going to die because he ate out of a jar of peanut butter his father brought from a trader joe's grocery store. >> it felt very painful. the stomach cramps i was screaming loud. and i was saying "why does this happen to me?" >> reporter: one of 30 confirmed salmonella victims so far. families should know symptoms show up usually within three days. it was a terrible scare that started saturday, august 25th with classic symptoms parents should look for. first painful stomach cramps. then severe headache. a 103-degree fever. dysentery. by monday morning he was vomiting too, but he was now bleeding. doctors couldn't figure it out. wednesday he had to be hospitalized. his fever didn't break until friday. he was already home when the test results came back the following tuesday. salmonella, a unique strain linked to recalled peanut butter. how frightened were you by all this? >> it is our child, our baby, i don't think any parent would want to been that position. >> i thou
people, many of them kids, have gotten sick. abc's steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: what is especially frightening is that most of the people who have gotten sick from the so-called recalled peanut butter are children under the age of 10. >> i am concerned. i love peanut butter. >> you don't know what you are getting. it is very scary. >> reporter: this began with one brand of sea salt peanut butter at trader joe's, but the recall has cleared peanut butter aisles at kroger, whole foods, and target. investigators have traced the trouble to sunland incorporated, a peanut butter manufacturer in new mexico that sells products in grocery stores across the country. the list of recalled pea nut butter products is 101 items long and includes nut butters made with almonds, cashews, and sesame seeds. and it gets worse. companies like oregon ice cream, and fairy tale brownies which used the recalled nut butter to make cookies and baked goods they're now recalling their products too. >> people have been getting sick over the last month. and because there's often a two-week delay or s
is thought to be the source of contaminated steroids that caused a rare form of meningitis. abc's steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: doctors worry this outbreak of fungal meningitis is spreading potentially affecting more than 1,000 americans recent ly treated for back pain with needles tainted by a fungus during manufacturing. >> contaminated manufacturing was a steroid put into a syringe. >> reporter: anyone who has received a steroid injection in the spine since july should check with their doctor to see if it is from a tainted source. >> early anti-fungal treatment can improve the outcomes of these patients. >> reporter: ground zero is this specialty pharmacy in massachusetts where the steroid injections were made. investigators shut down the new england compouding but it may haveped 3 doctors say this is a rare form of meningitis wmptoo cf and it kills by swelling the brain. >> reporter: it is not contagious, butterly symptoms can be headaches, fever, a stiff neck, and it can take anywhere from a week to a month to develop. so health officials are on high alert. steve osunsami,
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